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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A documentary on the making of musical instrument like sitar, tanpura, veena etc. using Gourd as the base.
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film is about Patachitra Paintings in rural West Bengal, where images of Hindu gods are made by Muslim community.
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary is an introspective journey in time with Joy Goswami, a leading Bengali Poet, through his writings, his memories and dreams. It explores the creative angst of a sexagenarian poet, settled in an urban milieu and in somewhat disconcerting time that provokes an existential dilemma in his self. Writing for more than four decades, poetry for Joy Goswami has always been a device for negotiating with his ‘self’...
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary explores the scenario of the overwhelming ” come-back of arranged marriages in the current generation who are busy in their hectic schedules of an all consuming corporate work culture.
Topics: Socio - Cultural, GoI Films, Documentary
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by Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary tells the story of a remote village in Purulia in eastern part of India. Crammed into a mini truck, a “Chhau Dancer’s “troupe (39 members), with large musical drums and delicate masks. Were travelling back to their village after a late night performance in nearby industrial town. The vehicle was speeding recklessly along the highway. It lost control killing 7 members of the troupe instantly gravely...
Topics: Ethnography, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Bonnie (33) is again on run. He has been on the run from his family and sports fraternity since failing ‘sec test’ before the Bangkok Asian Games, 1998. A born i0ntersex, raised by poor, illiterate and confused parents as a girl named ‘Bandana’, she became one of the finest strikers of Indian Woman’s Football team in her / his short career. A Sex Reassignment surgery later transformed her / him to a man but left...
Topics: Gender Issues, GoI Films, Documentary
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by Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A documentary on the life and time of Nati Binodini ( 1862-1941 ) the pioneering Bengali stage actress and the first South Asian actress to write an autobiography; celebrating her 150th year, a film based on her autobiographies “Amar Katha ” ( My Story ) and “Amar Abhinetri Jibon ” ( My Life as an Actress ).
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. An ethnographic documentary on the TOTO tribe of West Bengal, one of the smallest primitive tribes of India having a population of 1400 odd. They stay in Totopara village near Bhutan border of West Bengal.
Topics: Ethnography, GoI Films, Documentary
Public Library of India
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “The film tries to dig into three young Bengali women's lives in respect of the sociological stand point and ' system ' of marriage. ”
Topics: Socio - Cultural, GoI Films, Documentary